Warning to Visitors

Some of the information below may be out of date as a result of changing timetables and services. Please double check the accuracy of all information before travelling.

The booking forms should be up to date however, so if tickets for a particular service are available, then the service should be operational.

Monte Carlo

Monte Carlo is a district of Monaco, situated on the Mediterranean and bounded by the French and Italian Rivieras. Monte Carlo is Monaco's centre for business and recreation.

Monte Carlo is well connected to Nice, Cannes, Ventimiglia and Menton. There are some direct TGV services between Paris and Monte Carlo, which take around six hours. There are no left-luggage facilities in Monte Carlo.

There are various national bus services that run to Monte Carlo, including services to Nice, which cost around €1.

If you are lucky enough to be travelling by boat, Port Hercule offers mooring and anchoring possibilities for visiting ships. Various cruise ships call in at Monte Carlo.

How to get to Monte Carlo from
Route 1:

The high-speed TGV service from Paris to Nice and Ventimiglia takes around 6 hours, passing through almost the whole length of the French countryside. An alternative journey, Lille - Nice (TGV) is also available, but generally terminates at Nice. The direct service to Ventimiglia doesn't run as often as services terminating at Nice, as shown in the Timetables section.

Flightless Holidays in Monte Carlo

The French Riviera by Train

Soak up the sun of the French Rivieria as you explore the French cities of Nice, Antibes, Cannes and Monte Carlo on this popular holiday by train.